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Jeremiah 49:14

    Jeremiah 49:14 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    I have heard a rumour from the LORD, and an ambassador is sent unto the heathen, saying, Gather ye together, and come against her, and rise up to the battle.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    I have heard a rumor from the LORD, and an ambassador is sent to the heathen, saying, Gather you together, and come against her, and rise up to the battle.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    I have heard tidings from Jehovah, and an ambassador is sent among the nations,'saying , Gather yourselves together, and come against her, and rise up to the battle.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Word has come to me from the Lord, and a representative has been sent to the nations, to say, Come together and go up against her, and take your places for the fight.

    Webster's Revision

    I have heard tidings from Jehovah, and an ambassador is sent among the nations,'saying , Gather yourselves together, and come against her, and rise up to the battle.

    World English Bible

    I have heard news from Yahweh, and an ambassador is sent among the nations, [saying], Gather yourselves together, and come against her, and rise up to the battle.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    I have heard tidings from the LORD, and an ambassador is sent among the nations, saying, Gather yourselves together, and come against her, and rise up to the battle.

    Definitions for Jeremiah 49:14

    Heathen - People; nations; non-Jews.

    Clarke's Commentary on Jeremiah 49:14

    I have heard a rumor - The Lord has revealed to me what he is about to do to the Edomites.

    An ambassador is sent - I believe this means only that God has given permission, and has stirred up the hearts of these nations to go against those whom he has doomed to destruction.

    Barnes' Notes on Jeremiah 49:14

    The second strophe, Edom's chastisement.

    Jeremiah 49:14

    Rumour - Or, "revelation."

    Ambassador - Or, messenger, i. e., herald. The business of an ambassador is to negotiate, of a herald to carry a message.

    Wesley's Notes on Jeremiah 49:14

    49:14 An ambassador - He speaks after the manner of earthly princes, who use to send their ambassadors to other princes to declare their minds to them. God hath inclined them to come against Edom.